The Case of the Closed Door

The interesting thing about any country is the small (but important) things which are a common practice by the locals but which leave the foreigners just plainly baffled who don't know the protocol! And it's in those moments, one might wonder whether this was part of the "divine comedy" or just some kind of random... Continue Reading →

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Before the French revolution

I've started reading a book "Passionate Minds", which tells a story (real life) set in the time before the French revolution - that of the life of the famous Voltaire and a remarkable but forgotten woman Emilie Du Chatelet. Whatever I've read so far tells me that it was a very strange time - Paris... Continue Reading →

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